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The Netherlands takes a seat on the International Maritime Organization Council

During the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Assembly, the Netherlands was elected to the IMO Council. For the next two ...

News item | 29-11-2019 | 11:02

Mr Ban Ki-Moon, Prime Minister Rutte, and Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen kick off Climate Commission Year of Action

At the UN Climate Summit in New York, prominent delegates such as former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Dutch Prime Minister ...

News item | 24-09-2019 | 21:07

Miami new operating base for Dutch climate expertise office

The American city of Miami has taken the initiative to set up an office of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA). It will be a ...

News item | 23-09-2019 | 15:00

Basics up to par: additional funding for maintenance of roads, waterways, and railroads

The Dutch infrastructure ranks among the world’s best. Its roads, railroads, bicycle tracks, canals, and rivers are being used by ...

News item | 17-09-2019 | 15:15

King, Queen and Prime Minister to attend the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Máxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte are to attend the 74th Session of the ...

News item | 09-09-2019 | 14:20

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: Cutting back on road freight transport

One of the aims of the 40 million euro incentive that Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) has ...

News item | 11-07-2019 | 11:14

Green light for Experimental Law for testing self-driving vehicles on public roads

With effect from 1 July 2019, public road tests involving self-driving vehicles are allowed under strict conditions. These ...

News item | 02-07-2019 | 10:51

Water collaboration with Indonesia intensified

The Netherlands and South Korea have signed a new agreement with Indonesia to tackle water issues in the capital Jakarta and the ...

News item | 24-06-2019 | 16:56

Ms Van Veldhoven aims to stop the export of plastic waste by western countries

State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants European and other western countries to stop ...

News item | 17-06-2019 | 14:28

Sector and governments joining forces to promote clean inland and sea shipping

The national government, provinces, port authorities, maritime sector organisations, shippers, transport companies, banks, and ...

News item | 14-06-2019 | 11:10